HostVDS United States Silicon Valley Highload Cloud VDS Server Test and Review

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HostVDS United States Silicon Valley Highload Cloud VDS Server Test and Review

This review will thoroughly evaluate the robustness of HostVDS‘s Silicon Valley Highload vCPU VDS server in the United States. Powered by an Intel Xeon E3-12xx v2 (Ivy Bridge, IBRS) Processor, this server boasts extensive hardware capabilities: 16 CPU cores, 64 GB of RAM, 320 GB of SSD storage, a monthly traffic volume of 40 TB, a bandwidth of 500 Mbps, plus a single IPv4 address.

Our meticulous examination will apply a comprehensive suite of tests. We’ll begin with Basic Benchmark, Yabs, and Unix Benchmark tests to gather fundamental metrics. We’ll leverage the Global Node Test and measure latency via the Global Ping Test for an expansive network examination.

To ascertain regional availability, we’ll deploy the Media Unlock Test. We will measure connection quality using the CloudFlare Internet Test and evaluate web performance via tools like PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix Performance. These exhaustive assessments will comprehensively understand the server’s overall performance.

About HostVDS

Established in 2018, HostVDS is a progressive Russian company specializing in OpenStack cloud architecture and cloud server enterprise. Strategically positioning data centers across Moscow (Russia), Silicon Valley (USA), Dallas (USA), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and Paris (France), they deliver robust and reliable services globally.

HostVDS’s offerings start at an affordable rate of just $0.99 per month, featuring unlimited traffic and a guaranteed minimum bandwidth of 50Mbps. This attractive package includes a CPU, 1GB RAM, 10GB of NVMe storage, and 50Mbps bandwidth — an ideal solution for businesses and individuals needing a cost-effective server host. The diverse servers are available in metropolitan areas such as Dallas, Amsterdam, Bangalore, and Hong Kong.

However, it’s been noted that stock availability may vary across different data centers. Future expansion plans are also in motion, making tracking the ongoing dialogue around HostVDS’s offerings worthwhile.

With its industry-respected expertise, strategically dispersed data centers, and unrivaled pricing, HostVDS emerges as a desirable option for businesses and individuals searching for a cloud server provider. This firm delivers a solution that merges affordability with reliability, ensuring high-quality hosting for applications and websites.

Official Website: https://www.hostvds.com

Looking Glass

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BasicBench: Server Profile, I/O Speed, Upload and Download Speed

 CPU Model          : Intel Xeon E3-12xx v2 (Ivy Bridge, IBRS)
 CPU Cores          : 16 @ 2699.998 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Enabled
 Total Disk         : 300.7 GB (832.8 MB Used)
 Total Mem          : 62.8 GB (135.8 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 11 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-23-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Offline
 Organization       : AS56971 CGI GLOBAL LIMITED
 Location           : San Jose / US
 Region             : California
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 26.8 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 410 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 428 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 288.3 MB/s
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 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    681.32 Mbps       335.27 Mbps         0.93 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  698.90 Mbps       221.33 Mbps         10.43 ms    
 Dallas, US       661.58 Mbps       199.54 Mbps         39.01 ms    
 Montreal, CA     565.52 Mbps       205.37 Mbps         79.47 ms    
 Paris, FR        540.62 Mbps       487.71 Mbps         133.86 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    494.80 Mbps       112.85 Mbps         139.91 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     400.44 Mbps       217.75 Mbps         172.92 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      406.11 Mbps       247.05 Mbps         137.93 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     411.06 Mbps       473.86 Mbps         175.69 ms   
 Singapore, SG    346.70 Mbps       186.79 Mbps         173.53 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        428.29 Mbps       245.92 Mbps         104.73 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 6 min 6 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-08-18 05:46:17 UTC

YabsBench: Disk Speed, iperf3 Network Speed, Geekbench 6 Benchmark

IPv4 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : CGI GLOBAL LIMITED
ASN        : AS56971 CGI GLOBAL LIMITED
Host       : Cloud Backbone Inc
Location   : San Jose, California (CA)
Country    : United States

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 30.91 MB/s    (7.7k) | 284.34 MB/s   (4.4k)
Write      | 30.95 MB/s    (7.7k) | 285.84 MB/s   (4.4k)
Total      | 61.86 MB/s   (15.4k) | 570.18 MB/s   (8.9k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 745.57 MB/s   (1.4k) | 963.70 MB/s    (941)
Write      | 785.19 MB/s   (1.5k) | 1.02 GB/s     (1.0k)
Total      | 1.53 GB/s     (2.9k) | 1.99 GB/s     (1.9k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 30.5 Mbits/sec  | 44.1 Mbits/sec  | 127 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | busy            | 143 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | 383 Mbits/sec   | 134 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | 59.0 Mbits/sec  | 223 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | busy            | 92.6 Mbits/sec  | 63.4 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 689 Mbits/sec   | 198 Mbits/sec   | 41.0 ms        
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 266 Mbits/sec   | 232 Mbits/sec   | 14.0 ms        

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
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Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 389                           
Multi Core      | 2118                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/2303380

YABS completed in 21 min 10 sec

UnixBench: CPU Performance, A score higher is better

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Benchmark Run: Fri Aug 18 2023 02:45:58 - 03:14:05
16 CPUs in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       28498014.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     4753.3 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               1736.1 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        298873.2 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks           84673.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks        811857.5 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              497986.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                  33641.3 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               2527.5 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   2726.0 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1219.0 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         295941.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   28498014.4   2442.0
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       4753.3    864.2
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       1736.1    403.7
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     298873.2    754.7
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0      84673.4    511.6
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0     811857.5   1399.8
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     497986.0    400.3
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0      33641.3     84.1
Process Creation                                126.0       2527.5    200.6
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       2726.0    642.9
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1219.0   2031.6
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     295941.8    197.3
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                         552.1

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Fri Aug 18 2023 03:14:05 - 03:42:40
16 CPUs in system; running 16 parallel copies of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables      298211809.5 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                    71362.0 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                              10340.6 lps   (29.6 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        451840.7 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          131356.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1244779.8 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             5126920.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 206418.7 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                              14745.4 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                  17032.8 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   2619.3 lpm   (60.2 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                        3032021.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0  298211809.5  25553.7
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0      71362.0  12974.9
Execl Throughput                                 43.0      10340.6   2404.8
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     451840.7   1141.0
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     131356.4    793.7
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1244779.8   2146.2
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    5126920.8   4121.3
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     206418.7    516.0
Process Creation                                126.0      14745.4   1170.3
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4      17032.8   4017.2
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       2619.3   4365.6
System Call Overhead                          15000.0    3032021.4   2021.3
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        2679.1

======= Script description and score comparison completed! ======= 

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :      93 B/s |      N/A       | ping   7.567ms
 Gdrive   :  35.29 MiB/s |  282.29 Mbps  | ping   2.387ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :   6.85 MiB/s |   54.78 Mbps  | ping  63.206ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :  24.59 MiB/s |  196.68 Mbps  | ping   2.199ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   6.16 MiB/s |   49.28 Mbps  | ping  62.008ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  43.99 MiB/s |  351.96 Mbps  | ping  20.338ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  33.75 MiB/s |  270.00 Mbps  | ping  39.540ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  46.47 MiB/s |  371.75 Mbps  | ping   9.767ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   5.50 MiB/s |   44.02 Mbps  | ping  70.373ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   4.41 MiB/s |   35.24 Mbps  | ping  57.101ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  13.90 MiB/s |  111.17 Mbps  | ping 128.485ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  34.43 KiB/s |    0.27 Mbps  | ping 149.505ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   2.20 MiB/s |   17.60 Mbps  | ping 151.920ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   6.09 MiB/s |   48.72 Mbps  | ping 136.197ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  10.88 MiB/s |   87.08 Mbps  | ping 133.905ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     528 B/s |      N/A       | ping 153.851ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     541 B/s |      N/A       | ping 149.632ms
 Online, France               :   4.16 MiB/s |   33.29 Mbps  | ping 142.524ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     169 B/s |      N/A       | ping 147.339ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   8.12 MiB/s |   64.97 Mbps  | ping 143.369ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     296 B/s |      N/A       | ping 170.593ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   2.96 MiB/s |   23.66 Mbps  | ping 170.828ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 712.80 KiB/s |    5.57 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   0.97 MiB/s |    7.72 Mbps  | ping 177.641ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   4.33 MiB/s |   34.65 Mbps  | ping 130.199ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   2.39 MiB/s |   19.15 Mbps  | ping 196.947ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  12.98 MiB/s |  103.83 Mbps  | ping 104.762ms


 Benchmark finished in 123 seconds

Global Ping Test

HostVDS United States Silicon Valley Highload Cloud VDS Server Test and Review

Query: ping 193.43.72.85, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 193.43.72.85 – RIPENCC /24 AS56971 CLOUDBACKBONE – United States, California, San Jose

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Fri Aug 18 06:17:26 UTC 2023

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: Cgi Global Limited (193.43.*.*) 

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: US)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   US
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Dallas, TX  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        USD
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done! 

CloudFlare Internet Test

HostVDS United States Silicon Valley Highload Cloud VDS Server Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

HostVDS United States Silicon Valley Highload Cloud VDS Server Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

HostVDS United States Silicon Valley Highload Cloud VDS Server Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

HostVDS United States Silicon Valley Highload Cloud VDS Server Test and Review

Server Pricing

HostVDS United States Silicon Valley Highload Cloud VDS Server Test and Review

Official Website: https://www.hostvds.com

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Customer Support

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Conclusion

Regarding the I/O speed, the server posted solid and consistent results, with an overall average speed of 288.3 MBps. Furthermore, considering the bandwidth tests from various global locations, the server demonstrated strong performance, achieving high upload and download speeds with standard latency measures, indicating its proficiency in handling heavy traffic and maintaining good connectivity.

The fio Disk Speed Tests suggest impressive read-write operations, few being as high as 1.53 GB/s and 1.99 GB/s for 512k and 1m block sizes, respectively, under Mixed R/W operations. The multi-core value of 2118, as per the Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test, also reflects its capability to manage high-load processes. The benchmark finished in 21 min 10 sec, indicating a snappy performance.

The UnixBench results throw more light on the CPU efficiency of the server, with scores indicating high performance on various aspects, such as system call overhead and high drystone value. Running 16 parallel operations demonstrated a substantial increase in these values, thus reinforcing its high-load handling prowess.

To sum it up, the test results confirm that the Silicon Valley Highload vCPU VDS server from HostVDS offers robust performance and high-load operand capabilities. It features high-end hardware components, and its operational performance aligns well with these specifications. These results make the Highload vCPU VDS server a competitive option for demanding server needs.

Official Website: https://www.hostvds.com

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